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Old 05-10-2013, 01:25 AM   #1
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Thinking about LED's

Just as the title states, I'm thinking about going to LED's. Currently I have a 72" MH fixture that houses 3 250w bulbs and a 48" t5 housing holding 4 actinics. I'm thinking about the taotronics. Of course, the dimmable version. My first question is, how many units will I need? My tank is a 210. 72" long. I'm hoping 2 will handle my needs. Second, is there anything I couldn't successfully house with these fixtures? Mr X, I know you've been using these units for a while, what do you like about them and what don't you like? (I truly hope you don't mind me mentioning you).
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I've got 2 of those LED units over a 48" wide tank and it seems like a perfect spread... I'd probably lean towards 3 on a 72" wide tank.

You might be able to get away with two though. It's not like they're hard to get... start with two and then get a third if you decide you need/want it.
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3 units, and you can keep whatever you want. Enjoy!
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Thank you. Guess I better figure these into my budget.
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